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UPDATES

Include Women and Youth at All Levels of Arms Control, says the Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons

From 30 November to 3 December 2021, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC) partnered with the Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SLeNCSA) and the Mines Advisory Group International (MAG) to conduct a series of capacity-building activities aimed at ensuring that gender considerations are systematically integrated in small arms control policies […]

From 30 November to 3 December 2021, the United Nations Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Africa (UNREC) partnered with the Sierra Leone National Commission on Small Arms and Light Weapons (SLeNCSA)...

CARICOM Member States join online workshop on national implementation legislation for the Biological Weapons Convention

On 2 December 2021, the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) of the Biological Weapons Convention (BWC) conducted an online workshop for CARICOM Member States on national implementing legislation under the Convention. The workshop was part of a project funded by the...

UNODA participates in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence

From 25 November to the 10 December 2021, the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA), in collaboration with other UN entities and civil society partners, participated  in the annual 16 Days of...

Ammunition technical experts join UN SaferGuard roster

The United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs (UNODA) and its Regional Centre for Peace and Disarmament in Asia and the Pacific (UNRCPD), in partnership with the Ammunition Management Advisory...

UNODA and the Kyrgyz Republic prepare for peer review exercise on the implementation of the Biological Weapons Convention

On 12 – 14 October 2021, the UNODA Geneva Branch, the Implementation Support Unit (ISU) of the Biological Weapons Convention(BWC) and a delegation from the Kyrgyz Republic held a three-day...

OUR WORK

The main units of the United Nations Office for Disarmament Affairs.

EVENTS

See whats happening in UNODA.

January 18 - March 26, 2021

Geneva, Virtual/hybrid/in person formats

January 18 - March 26, 2021

Geneva

February 8 - 10, 2021

Virtual

UNODA x University of Tokyo Responsible Innovation in AI and data workshops

March 1 - 5, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors*

March 8 - 12, 2021

Virtual

Responsible Innovation for a Secure Environment in Asia and the Pacific

March 8 - 19, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group B, 56th session* (tent.)

March 25 - 25, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-C3

OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Briefing to Permanent Missions on the Legal Subcommittee, 60th session (p.m.)

March 29 - 31, 2021

Dili

In-Country Training Programme (ICTP) workshop on Gender mainstreaming small arms control in Timor-Leste

April 1 - 2, 2021

Dili

Training on development of a Timor-Leste national action plan (NAP), follow-up the ICTP workshop

April 12 - 23, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR D, Online

OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space: Legal Subcommittee Legal Subcommittee, 60th session

April 16 - 16, 2021

Geneva

Biological Weapons Convention – First Prep Committee for the Ninth Review Conference (to be confirmed)

April 16 - 16, 2021

Geneva

Biological Weapons Convention – First Prep Committee for the Ninth Review Conference (to be confirmed)

April 28 - 29, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

Austrian Government: Hague Code of Conduct against Ballistic Missile Proliferation, 20th Regular Meeting*

May 4 - 6, 2021

Phnom Penh

In-Country Training Programme (ICTP) workshop on Gender mainstreaming small arms control in Cambodia

May 4 - 6, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors: Programme and Budget Committee*

May 10 - 11, 2021

Luang Prabang

Lao PDR National workshop on main commitments of the UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in SALW in All Its Aspects, International Tracing Instruments and tools to support their implementation

May 10 - June 25, 2021

Geneva, Virtual/hybrid/in person formats

May 10 - June 25, 2021

Geneva

May 10 - 12, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR D

UNODC: Conference of Parties to the United Nations Convention against Transnational Organized Crime: Working Group on Firearms, 8th session*

May 12 - 14, 2021

Luang Prabang

In-Country Training Programme (ICTP) workshop on Gender mainstreaming small arms control in Laos

May 12 - 12, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-C3

OOSA: Committee on the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space, 64th session: Briefing for Permanent Missions

May 31 - June 4, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group A, 59th session* (tent.)

June 7 - 11, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors*

June 21 - 25, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization, 56th session* (tent.)

June 21 - 25, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-C2

UNSCEAR: United Nations Scientific Committee on the Effects of Atomic Radiation, 68th session* (tent.)

June 22 - 24, 2021

Geneva

Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention – Intersessional meetings

June 26 - September 10, 2021

Geneva

July 26 - September 10, 2021

Geneva, Virtual/hybrid/in person formats

August 23 - September 3, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group B, 57th session* (tent.)

August 30 - September 3, 2021

Geneva

August 30 - September 8, 2021

BWC Meetings of Experts

September 13 - 17, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

IAEA: Board of Governors*

September 20 - 24, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: General Conference, 65th session*

September 27 - 27, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

IAEA: Board of Governors*

October 18 - 22, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Working Group A, 60th session* (tent.)

November 10 - 12, 2021

Vienna, VIC C-BR C

CTBTO: Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Organization Preparatory Commission, 57th session* (tent.)

November 15 - 19, 2021

Vienna, VIC-M M Plenary

IAEA: Board of Governors (including the Technical Assistance and Cooperation Committee) *

November 22 - 25, 2021

BWC Meetings of States Parties

November 26 - 29, 2021

1st meeting of the Preparatory Committee/Ninth Review Conference

November 29 - December 3, 2021

Noordwijk, Netherlands

Anti-Personnel Landmines Convention – 19th Meeting of States Parties

January 16, 2022

Today

April 4 - 8, 2022

2nd meeting of the Preparatory Committee/Ninth Review Conference

August 8 - 26, 2022

Ninth Review Conference

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